In Dubuque, Stained Glass Opens Window to Past and Future

In Dubuque, Stained Glass Opens Window to Past and Future

Sometimes opportunity knocks. Other times, it slides in through the windows. When a Dubuque parish moved out of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in 2010, the community turned the cluster of church buildings into a community center known as Steeple Square. In the process,...
Steeple Square Shows Off Progress During 4th Annual Community Event

Steeple Square Shows Off Progress During 4th Annual Community Event

Organizers of the Steeple Square project had a chance to show off their accomplishments Sunday. The continuing project is transforming the former St. Mary’s Catholic Parish property at 15th and White streets into a campus offering a community/event center, 12...
Steeple Square Daycare Opens to Public

Steeple Square Daycare Opens to Public

As many schools were welcoming their students back to class, the Marita Thesien Child Care Center opened its doors for the first time. The daycare center is operated by the non-profit, Steeple Square. The group renovated the former home of St. Mary’s Rectory to house...
Former Rectory Finds New Purpose as Childcare Center

Former Rectory Finds New Purpose as Childcare Center

People explore an infant room Tuesday at the Marita Theisen Childcare Center located in Steeple Square in Dubuque. A former Dubuque church rectory has found new life as a child care facility, reflecting community efforts to adapt historic structures to satisfy current...